General Science-Soil [NSTSE (National Science Talent Search Exam- Unified Council) Class 3]: Questions 1 - 6 of 56

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Question 1

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The figures given here represent parts of the soil profile. What does ‘P’ represent?

This Figure Shown the Parts of the Soil Profile

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sub soil

b.

Bed rock

c.

Mantle

d.

Top soil

Question 2

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Loam is made up of:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Small pieces of stones

b.

Very large grains

c.

Mix equal amounts of sand and clay

d.

Rotten leaves and decayed bodies of plants and animals

Question 3

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Which of the following are the substances that are present in the soil and required for the growth of crops?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Nutrients

b.

Fertilizers

c.

Manures

d.

Pesticides

Question 4

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Match the column A with column B.

Match the Column a and Column B
AB
1. Clayey soil

2. Sandy soil

3. Gravel

4. Loam

a. does not hold water

b. holds sufficient amount of water and air

c. found in deserts and beaches

d. used for making toys and pots

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question 5

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In clay:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The particles are loosely packed

b.

Particles hold lot of water but little air

c.

It can hold enough water and enough air

d.

The particles can hold any air

Question 6

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Which of the following layer is dig further, and harder than the subsoil?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sub soil

b.

Bed rock

c.

Top soil

d.

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